The Department of Statistics a full-service academic department teaching a wide range of graduate classes in Statistics and offers MS and PhD degrees in Statistics. Faculty in the Department are involved in research, teaching, and statistical consulting for the entire university. Because of its activities, the collaborative work with other disciplines gives graduate students a wide range of opportunities to work with individuals in these disciplines and to learn practical applications of statistical principles from direct experience. In addition, Ph.D. students have the opportunity to double majors in statistics and a number of other disciplines.
The University has general graduate degree requirements for all degrees. These general requirements may be found in the Graduate Studies Catalog from the UNL Office of Graduate Studies and in the list of “Steps to Degree Completion”. Specific details for the graduate programs from the Department of Statistics are described here.